Portal:Aleister Crowley Timeline/On this Day/July
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- 1942 - Writes a letter to Lady Frieda Harris from 14 Lassell Gardens, Maidenhead while she was undertaking a Great Magical Retirement and he was unhappy with recent behavior. He writes, "When you formulate an aspiration to the G[reat] W[ork] you are placed under observation; and, if chosen as a likely candidate, come automatically under discipline. Rule No 1 is that any person, thing, or idea that you allow to come before the G.: W.: is removed without anaesthetics ...... Now the whole conception of "sacrifice" is foreign to the system of Thelema. ..."
- 1900 - Reaches New York. Stays in New York for two or three days then travels to Mexico City by train. Lies sick in the Hotel Iturbide for a period.
- 1907 - News from Rose, who is burning his manuscripts.
- 1937 - Edward Noel FitzGerald invited AC to visit for a week and AC arrives at his home at Camber Sands on this date.
- 1941 - Names Karl Germer his “personal agent and representative in the United States of America” equivalent to a Power of Attorney. “All persons in authority under me in connection with the A.'.A.'. and OTO are to recognize him as their chief.”; in Cliffords Inn, London; Appointment of Germer is confirmed in several other correspondence.
- 1907 - Visits bull-fight. Boards Reichspostdampfschiff Scharnhorst for Southampton. Writes La Gitana
- 1909 - Rose Edith Kelly leaves AC, moving to Warwick Road, following complaint that he had beaten her.
- 1907 - Rose’s 52nd Birthday.
- 1944 - Writes to W. Dawson Sadler from "Bell Inn, Ashton Clinton, Bucks" in Buckinghamshire. Dawson had just purchased a copy of the newly printedThe Book of Thoth and AC writes that he hopes "you will find the book up to your expectations" and that "Sales are surprising, over 50 before publication at that price! Result; binder has to go ahead with the 2nd 50....", He also states that the tarot pack "will be as you suppose."
- 1928 - “K. has been acting outrageously for some days. She is stupidly jealous of my talking to Yorke. She sulks & rages without sense. She complains of everything in the most idiotic way. She interferes with every act one does. It is intolerable, save for the magical necessity. I definitely appeal to the Gods to let this cross pass from me.”
- 1904 - Birth of Nuit Ma Ahathoor Hecate Sappho Jezebel Lilith Crowley at Boleskine.